September 30, 2011 The Back Rusian cocktail first appeared in 1949  and is attributed to Gustave Tops, a Belgian barman, who created it at the Hotel Metropole in Brussels in honor of Perle Mesta, then U.S. ambassador to Luxembourg. Ingredients ¾ oz. coffee liqueur such as Kahlua or Tia Maria ½ oz. Vodka Method Pour the ingredients into the old fashioned glass filled with ice cubes. Stir gently. A {Tags: , , , , , , , } {More...}